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Renting a Cheap Apartment in Lansing

Michigan’s state capital, Lansing is a vibrant college town with both a youthful and educated professional population. Downtown Lansing is undergoing renovation of some of its historic original buildings. Elsewhere in the city, former industrial space has been converted to lofts, condos and apartments. Government, insurance, health care, the auto industry and tech businesses are among the employment options in Lansing. The Grand and Red Cedar Rivers meet here and there are several lakes. Lansing experiences snowy Midwestern winters, but its residents still manage to play outside all year long.

Lansing, MI Demographics

  • Total Population116,699
  • Female 55,991
    Male 60,708
  • Median Age32.4

Average Rent in Lansing, MI

  • Lansing, MI Average Rental Price, February 2020 $880 /mo

    Lansing, MI Apartment Rent Ranges

    • $501-$70030%
    • $701-$1,00045%
    • $1,001-$1,50021%
    • $1,501-$2,0003%
    • > $2,0001%

    Lansing, MI Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
    Lansing, MI $803 $791 $796 $803 $816 $839 $841 $842 $868 $868 $880
    National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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    Lansing, MI Households

    • Total Number of Households48,926
    • Family 24,294
      Non-family 24,632
    • Children 13,075
      No Children 35,851
    • Average People Per Household2.36
    • Median Household Income$40,325
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$812

    Lansing, MI Education Statistics

    • No High School4%
    • Some High School34%
    • Some College30%
    • Associate Degree8%
    • Bachelor Degree16%
    • Graduate Degree8%

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